Open mic slots every month
Some of the best writing
from around the world
and professional polish
Louis Marchesi, 2nd Monday of each month
Café Writers presents to you….monthly readings of poetry and prose of extremely high quality in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. There are also open mic slots every month so do come along and share something of your own.
Meetings are held at Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich in the upstairs function room. Meetings start at 7.30pm and the entrance fee is still, after more than ten years, only £2.00!
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Cafe Writers was a blast – great audience, good humoured and keen
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Daljit Nagra.
12th November – Joe Dunthorne. Plus the Birch Family Scholar, Amanda Holiday and the Ink Sweat and Tears UEA Scholar, Kirstie Millar
Joe Dunthorne was born and brought up in Swansea. His first novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages and adapted for film by Richard Ayoade. His second, Wild Abandon, won the 2012 Encore Award. His latest novel is The Adulterants. A book of his...
Sophie Herxheimer is a poet and visual artist. She’s held many residencies and projects, and her drawings have been shown at Tate Modern as well on a 48 metre hoarding on the Margate seafront. Her book Velkom to Inklandt was an Observer book of the month and...
Photo credit: Lucinda D-M Daljit Nagra is from a Sikh background and was born and grew up in West London then Sheffield. He’s published four books of poetry, all with Faber & Faber. His poem Look We Have Coming to Dover! won the Forward Prize for...
Rosie Jackson lives near Frome, Somerset. Her pamphlet What the Ground Holds (Poetry Salzburg, 2014) was followed by The Light Box (Cultured Llama, 2016). She’s won many poetry awards, including the Stanley Spencer Poetry competition 2017, and has collaborated...
Antony Owen is a writer from Coventry and the author of five collections of poetry. His latest collection The Nagasaki Elder by V.Press was shortlisted for the coveted Ted Hughes Award for new work in poetry. His poems have been published worldwide and...
Photo Credit: Dave Gutteridge Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. She has won a Gregory Award and her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection, the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard was short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards (2014). She edits the...